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876 Diamond Hill Rd, Woonsocket, RI 02895-1476
+1 401-766-9888
11:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited the Empire Buffet on Friday night and we were a group of four. We arrived about 6 PM and the parking lot was getting full. When we went inside they greeted us, showed us to our seat and took our drink orders immediately. There was a huge selection of food items at 6 different stations.The food was hot... More 

Thank Sharon H
South Windsor, Connecticut
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229 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been hear a number of times, and the food is always excellent. Everything is good quality. They are always very attentive to keeping the selections updated and the service is always top notch. The servers pick up your empty plates right away and they check with you several times as to whether you want anything else to drink.... More 

Thank TravellinTex1
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The food is rotated well. Good selection. But seems not to change throughout the week,months,years. Always the same food choices to choose from. My daughter loves it here. Great prices. Staff could be friendlier...and also should make rules about removing patrons that are disrespectful to other patrons. Often patrons are runnung, banging,yelling at their children or unruly and staff ignore... More 

Thank RHessmann
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Food different from New China Buffet. Good Variety- I esp. liked the Creamy Coconut Shrimp, Yeah-I always had the Fried Style, but I had to go home & make some of this because I fell in love with it, Plenty of different kinds of Chinese & American dishes to choose from. Beers are cheap-a Micalob was between $4 & $5.... More 

Thank Karen H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

This is the only Chinese buffet restaurant that I visit because it offers absolutely everything. I especially enjoy the sesame chicken, crab rangoons, salt and pepper shrimp, pepper beef and chicken and beef teriyaki. Hard ice cream is available too. Monday and Wednesday are their "discount" days with a slightly cheaper price. Different offerings are available at dinner, including beef... More 

Thank Tressy L
Woonsocket, Rhode Island
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Went there for Father's Day 2016 - lunchtime. Regular lunchtime buffet is 6.95 i think, dinner buffet is 10.51. But guess what? They were running a Father's Day special for 12.50 - exact same buffet as dinner buffet.... When we questioned the bill they pointed to a small sign on the door. Seriously?? We have eaten here several times. Sometimes... More 

Thank Keyne123
South Easton, Massachusetts
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

My friend and I went to the all you can eat buffet having no idea it was such a big hit on Wednesdays. The buffet is discounted on those days. It has everything you expect a Chinese Buffet to have, but at a really great quality. The crab rangoon was super yummy, the sugar coated biscuit/donut things were great and... More 

Thank linettekm
North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

The service was pretty much non existent and the food was mediocre. The bathrooms were very diet as well. Wouldn't recommend it.

Thank Amy G
South Windsor, Connecticut
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229 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

I have been back here a few times since my last review and it has been a great experience each time. The last visit was on Saturday night and they had just finished bringing out heaping full trays of hot food that you could tell was just prepared fresh. Everything was excellent and it was all good quality food. This... More 

Thank TravellinTex1
South Windsor, Connecticut
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229 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

I travel often through this area of Rhode Island and Eastern Mass. and was looking around for a good Chinese buffet when I found the reviews for this place here on TripAdvisor so I thought I would give it a try. We went here for Sunday night dinner. When you pull into the parking lot and the lot is almost... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 876 Diamond Hill Rd, Woonsocket, RI 02895-1476
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Woonsocket
  • Phone Number: +1 401-766-9888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?